Research Scientist (m/f/d) – In Vitro Pharmacology

Evotec is a global, publicly listed biotechnology company with more than 2,700 employees at 13 sites, our head­quarters are located in Hamburg. We do research on innovative approaches to drug discovery and devel­op­ment for and with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and academic institutions. By as­sem­bling top-class scientists, state-of-the-art technologies as well as substantial experience and expertise in key therapeutic areas including neuroscience, diabetes and complications of diabetes, pain and inflammation, oncology and infectious diseases, Evotec has established a unique leading position.

Our subsidiary in Göttingen, Germany, is looking for an enthusiastic, creative and passionate

Research Scientist (m/f/d)
– In Vitro Pharmacology

to work on and support new drug discovery programs.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Evaluate drug targets in the metabolic disease area
  • Implement and perform (cellular) assays for in vitro target evaluation and drug discovery
  • Work both hands-on in the laboratory as well as supervise, develop, and train colleagues
  • Manage research assistants and provide them with scientific and technical support
  • Analyze data and review for presentations and reports
  • Present and discuss your work in Evotec’s project team and with our customers

Your qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. or engineer degree in biology or a relevant discipline
  • Scientific knowledge in the area of metabolic diseases e.g. adipocyte biology, peripheral insulin sensitivity etc.
  • Knowledge in cellular assay development and experience in a pharma, biotech, or a CRO setting would be a plus
  • Excellent team spirit to interact effectively across functional, geographic and cultural boundaries
  • A dynamic personality with high levels of drive, enthusiasm and commitment and the ability to cope with pressure
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Our offer:

  • A permanent position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • Capital-forming benefits, holiday pay and annual bonus payment depending on performance


To apply, please click on the „Apply“ button and provide your application documents (CV and cover letter in­cluding earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are curious to get to know you, and we are looking forward to your application.
Evotec International GmbH • Human Resources • Essener Bogen 7 • 22419 Hamburg
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About Evotec International GmbH

Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational sites in Europe and the US. The Company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to...
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